Today, the list of qualities employers look for in job candidates continues to grow. With a focus on the "skills gap" employers are experiencing, it is important that we teach students career-specific skills so they can meet the demands of an ever-growing marketplace. You'll gain these valuable skills through career training at Lincoln.

Here are some characteristics and professional qualities that can help you stand out among your competition:

  • A professional, positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Entry-level skills in your field
  • Open communication skills – Both written and spoken.
  • Conflict resolution – An ability to work well with others, as well as in team/group settings.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Team building and collaboration
  • Ability to make decisions effectively
  • Time management – Juggling multiple tasks with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Leadership potential
  • The ability to learn from and take criticism
  • Strong organization skills
  • Working well under pressure
  • Adapting to change, situations and challenges


Students who've graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences, and Lincoln Culinary Institute have gone on to work for companies across the U.S. in Careers That Build America. Below is a list of just some of the well-respected and established industry leaders and organizations who have opened their doors and welcomed Lincoln graduates to their team.

  • Automotive & Skilled Trades
  • Auto Zone
  • Comcast
  • Home Depot
  • NAPA Auto Parts
  • Penske Truck Leasing
  • Pep Boys
  • Sears
  • Tyson Foods
  • UPS
  • Motorcycle Dealers
  • Auto Dealerships including:
    • BMW
    • Mercedes
    • Ford
    • Toyota
    • Lexus
    • GM and others